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The Shore Explorer

The Shore Explorer

Regular price $65 USD
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One trip is required per group.

* "PDF Instant Download" means the trip will be sent by email as a PDF document, and not by mail (the email is sent immediately after completing your purchase)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Hop from shore to shore on this iconic beachside road trip just a short drive from the tri-state area. Alongside beaches, you'll also explore waterside boardwalks, age-old lighthouses, scenic viewpoints, and delicious local eateries.

Trip Highlights

  • A picturesque beachside boardwalk
  • Funky cafes, fresh seafood and iconic BBQ restaurant options
  • A couple of historic lighthouses
  • 4+ beaches to choose from!

AVAILABLE TO DEPART

This trip can be done any day of the week from Spring - Fall. Be prepared for more traffic on summer weekends.

SUGGESTED FOR

  • Families
  • History buffs
  • Photographers
  • Seniors

Itinerary

STOP 1

We've got a beautiful waterfront walk to start off your day of shore hopping (coffee recommendations are included). Drive time to the second stop is 15 minutes.

STOP 2

This stop will have you choosing between two beach options. One with a boardwalk and the other with epic views. Drive time to the third stop is 20 minutes.

STOP 3

Get your cameras out! Choose between a historic lighthouse or an iconic viewpoint. If you're hungry at this point, try one of our BBQ or seafood recommendations. Drive time to the fourth stop is 20 minutes

STOP 4

Depending on how much time you have, we suggest two great waterside options - An 18th century farmhouse just 5 minutes from your third stop, or a beach and lighthouse 18+ minutes away.

Region

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Can depart from

New York City Area, Trenton Area, Newark Area, Philadelphia Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Bug Spray
  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Walking Shoes
  • Water
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Road Trip Snacks
  • Bathing Suit
  • Beach Towel

Additional Details

  • Dog-Friendly
  • Accessible
  • Kid-Friendly

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We're here to help!

  • From Newark, NJ:

2 hours and 45 minutes / 88 miles

  • From Trenton, NJ:

2 hours and 55 minutes / 130 miles

  • From Manhattan, NY:

2 hours and 55 minutes / 113 miles

  • From Philadelphia, PA:

3 hours and 40 minutes / 187 miles

  • From Allentown, PA*:

4 hours and 5 minutes / 205 miles

  • From Wilmington, DE*:

4 hours and 30 minutes / 247 miles

*We recommend booking an overnight hotel if the driving distance is greater than 4 hours round-trip.

This trip can be done any day of the week from Spring - Fall.

The brewery is best visited Friday - Sunday and historic home tours are Wednesday - Sunday. Be prepared for more traffic on summer weekends.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8:30 and 9:30 am. The later you leave, the less time you may have to complete all of the stops.

This trip is pet-friendly! At every stop there will be at least one option for you to explore with your furry friend.

We recommended bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip.

If you're bringing a larger group, we highly recommend having one person in charge of booking reservations at restaurants and attractions in advance. Please see the previous page for a copy of the digital itinerary.

First Stop: No fee.

Second Stop: Beach options have a $2/hour parking fee.

Third Stop: Our featured stop has an optional $5 entrance fee. We provide free alternatives.

Fourth Stop: Our featured stops are free to explore. If you want to end the day at another beach, this is $20/car.

*Please note: gas, tolls, and food may be additional costs.

After booking your trip, we'll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options.

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